Definition of “tinplate” - English Dictionary

“tinplate” in British English

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tinplatenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtɪn.pleɪt/ us /ˈtɪn.pleɪt/

thin sheets of iron or steel covered with a thin layer of tin

tinplated
adjective uk /ˌtɪnˈpleɪ.tɪd/ us /ˌtɪnˈpleɪ.t̬ɪd/

(Definition of “tinplate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)